Case Study: Posterior Hip Dislocation After An Accident

A 34-year-old man presents to the emergency department after a motor vehicle accident with severe left hip pain and a lower extremity rotational deformity. He was the driver when he lost control and hit a pole. On examination, he has a shortened and externally rotated left lower extremity. Radiographs of the left hip show a posterior hip dislocation.

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